‘Avalanche of exceptional magnitude’ cuts off Bonneval-sur-Arc with 7 m (23 ft) deep snow, France

‘Avalanche of exceptional magnitude’ cuts off Bonneval-sur-Arc with 7 m (23 ft) deep snow, France

January 10, 2018

Following record snowfall over the last few days, the village of Bonneval-sur-Arc (population 251), located in the Savoie department of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France…

Major M7.6 earthquake hits off the coast of Honduras, small tsunami observed

January 10, 2018

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.6 hit north of Honduras at 02:51 UTC on January 10, 2018 (20:51…

Strong explosion at Sheveluch ejects ash up to 11 km (36 000 feet), Aviation Color Code Red

January 10, 2018

A powerful explosive eruption occurred at Russia's Sheveluch volcano at 22:40 UTC on January 9, 2018, ejecting a plume of ash up to 11…

Homes wiped out after heavy rainfall, deadly floods and mudslides hit California

January 9, 2018

A powerful winter storm hit much of California overnight Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Heavy rain caused deadly flash floods and mudslides, triggering multiple water rescues.…

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Heavy snow, subfreezing temperatures disrupt traffic across UK

Heavy snow, subfreezing temperatures disrupt traffic across UK

December 11, 2017

Hundreds of schools are closed across the United Kingdom today, December 11, 2017, in the wake of Storm Caroline which moved away from British…

Earthquake swarm under Skjaldbreidur volcano, Iceland

Earthquake swarm under Skjaldbreidur volcano, Iceland

December 10, 2017

An intense earthquake swarm is in progress at the southern end of Prestahnúkur volcanic system (Langjökull icecap) since early Saturday, December 9, 2017. More…

3 dead, 480 000 without power, numerous records broken as winter storm hits US South

3 dead, 480 000 without power, numerous records broken as winter storm hits US South

December 10, 2017

Nearly 500 000 people were left without power and three have died as a suprisingly strong early winter storm hit the US South on…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits State of Yap, 3rd M6+ within 48 hours

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits State of Yap, 3rd M6+ within 48 hours

December 9, 2017

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the State of Yap, Micronesia at 15:14 UTC on December 9,…

Phreatic eruption, resumption of degassing at Kanlaon volcano, Philippines

Phreatic eruption, resumption of degassing at Kanlaon volcano, Philippines

December 9, 2017

A phreatic (steam-driven) eruption started at Kanlaon volcano in Negros Island, Philippines at 01:47 UTC (09:47 local time) on December 9, 2017. The…

Snow is falling in Houston, TX, last measurable snow there was 8 years ago

Snow is falling in Houston, TX, last measurable snow there was 8 years ago

December 8, 2017

Snow is falling across parts of northern Mexico and Texas, US on Friday, December 8, 2017, including Houston where the last measurable snow fell…

Second strong earthquake in Micronesia, shallow M6.4 hits State of Yap

Second strong earthquake in Micronesia, shallow M6.4 hits State of Yap

December 8, 2017

A second strong earthquake of the day hit the State of Yap, Micronesia at 09:51 UTC on December 8, 2017. The USGS registered…

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